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Process Safety Engineer

Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Mobile, AL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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TE-A Process Safety Engineer


Location: United States : Mobile, AL

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Process Technology & Engineering


What we offer

Do you want to collaborate on exciting and challenging topics with a respected team of dedicated innovators? Our work is exciting and creative. We offer a collaborative culture with top-notch colleagues to fully support your transition to your team. We appreciate & reward your hard work, perseverance, and learning orientation. Who you are matters here. You can explore new ways of thinking and develop fully as a professional while mentoring and coaching staff. We treat each other with dignity and respect; appreciate differences; and view diversity as one of our greatest assets. We observe human rights not only within our company, but also expect it from our suppliers and customers.

In 2009, the German Hertie Foundation identified Evonik Industries AG as a family-friendly employer. We promote work-life balance and are committed to providing a workplace that adapts to the needs of people from all walks of life.

What's it really like to work for Evonik? Click here to meet our team.


The person in this role will recommend, initiate, and implement measures for further development of Evonik production and operations processes to maintain and ensure state of the art process technology and operation management methodologies in order to minimize costs, provide high product quality, and to maximize plant and product availability for defined Evonik business groups and affiliates. S/he will promote and maintain the principles of, and responsibilities related to, Responsible Care within his/her assigned areas of responsibility and as defined in the RC 14001 management system.



  • Provide technical and methodological assistance to defined production and operations areas (e.g. increase of a plant’s availability, reduction of investment and production/logistics/administrative costs, debottlenecking, quality improvement, etc.)
  • Recommend concepts for expansions, quality increase, production availability, operations management, etc.
  • Obtain process development or process improvement activities from Evonik business lines.
  • Provide technical support in basic engineering, detail engineering, construction and commissioning of production processes.
  • Prepare basic process documentation (PFDs, P&IDs, Equipment Specifications) on capital projects and/or service requests.
  • Independently completes assigned technical assignments.
  • Support projects with universities/research institutes/equipment manufacturers to find advanced, more efficient technologies and methodologies.
  • Provide exchange of information with other Evonik plants in order to utilize these valuable resources for improvements. Participates in technology transfers to and from Europe.
  • Provide strategies for future development in cooperation with production, research and development, applied technology and superiors. In addition, provide development work, define the scope for development projects, as well as prepare time schedules and cost estimates.
  • Discuss, analyze, and define scope of work with clients (for example, Evonik business lines) to prepare proposals
  • Act in assigned roles within capital investment projects (Lead Process Engineer or Process Engineer).
  • Collaborate on global basis with other departments within Process Technology & Engineering to ensure exchange of relevant information regarding projects, clients, and service offerings.
  • Develop and deploy new process engineering service offerings that provide value to clients.
  • Lead cross-functional teams of 2 to 3 employees.
  • Provide technical guidance of up to 2 process engineers, design engineers, or assistant engineers.


  • BS in Chemical Engineering
  • 6+ years of experience working in process technology and/or operations management.
  • Knowledge of process techniques in mechanical and thermal processes; process design; manufacturing technology; automation of processes; and/or methodolgies of operations management. 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to excel in a project team environment. 
  • Ability to work independently and proactively. 
  • Experience working cross-functionally.

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL